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  • Besides the dreamy beaches and scintillating nightlife, there are various haunted places in Goa which makes it one of the best places for dark tourism in India. These spooky places are haunted by various ghosts and demons who have their own fascinating stories that can give you a chill down the spine.

    Not for the faint-hearted, these horror places in Goa have strongly influenced the stories which are still narrated by the locals and strike as a point of curiosity for the travellers who visit Goa. They are also a great retreat for the tourists who wish to experience an unusual adventure away from the typical parties and beach activities in Goa. 

    Here is the list of most haunted places in Goa:

  • 01 Three Kings’ Church

     Three Kings’ Church
    With its uncanny surroundings and mysterious aura, Three Kings Church is one of the most haunted places in Goa. It is said that the spirits of three Portuguese kings who lived here still haunts the place. It is said that these three kings dictated the church, however, they eventually fought among themselves to kill in a quest to rule each other, and later their dead bodies were buried in the church grounds.

    People have felt a strong presence of their ghosts and claim that their spirits still haunt the place. Despite the haunted stories, Three Kings’ Church is a great spot for those who like to be curious about the phantom beings and wish to soak in the breathtaking surroundings of this church. 

    Location: Three Kings’ Chapel, Muder, Cansaulim, Goa
  • 02Baytakhol

    Baytakhol
    Among the most horrifying places in Goa, Baytakhol is a haunted stretch of road between Dhavali and Bori. It is said that a girl’s spirit haunts the area where her piercing cry makes the drivers lose control which has resulted in many road accidents in the past.

    The spooky road is also believed to be haunted by a paranormal lady who emerges from the darkness with her blood-chilling screams. Often, people claim to have seen a girl in the middle of the road which has made them lose balance from the vehicle. Even if they look back, they can’t find anything but an empty road and not able to remember where the girl came from. 

    Location: Between Dhavali and Bori 
  • 03NH17

    NH17
     NH17, also called the Mumbai-Goa highway, is known as one of the most haunted places in Goa. It is believed that there are witches who roam around this highway in search of meat. Hence, travellers are advised not to carry non-vegetarian food items when travelling via the notorious NH17, especially after midnight.

    It is believed that the vehicle stops abruptly or goes out of control if you’re carrying meat as it the road is haunted by a group of witches who are always in search of their next prey. 

    Location: Mumbai Goa Highway
  • 04D’Mello House

    D’Mello House
    Situated in Santimol, D’Mello House is an abandoned house which is one of the most haunted places in Goa. Apparently, the house was inhabited by two brothers who constantly fought among themselves for who will get to inherit the big lavish house.

    However, one day they got into a violent quarrel with each other which resulted in the death of one of the brothers in the house. From that day, there have been incidents where visitors have observed paranormal activities in the house like hearing window panes crack, haunting footsteps and other weird noises from the house. 

    Location: D’Mello House, Santemol, Goa
  • 05Borim Bridge

    Borim Bridge
    Associated with many ghost stories, Borim Bridge is a connecting bridge between Ponda in North Goa to Margao in South Goa. It is said that there were many children who were sacrificed during the building of this bridge and there have also been incidents when people have seen a woman jumping into the river.

    In on many of the incidents, people thought she was a local mad person who jumped from the bridge. But when they rushed out of the car, nothing was to be seen and often those who stopped to help the woman found her sitting on the back seat of the vehicle. 

    Location: Borim Bridge between Ponda and Margao, Goa
  • 06 Igorchem Bandh

     Igorchem Bandh
    One of the deserted road stretches behind the Church of Our Lady of Snows, Igorchem Bandh is one of the most haunted places in Goa. This road stretch in Raia is believed to be haunted by evil spirits who roam around here in the dark of the night.

    It is said that if you walk on this road between 2 am and 3 am, there are chances that you might get possessed by a demonic spirit. The road is considered to be one of the most haunted places where you can feel the darkness and will always get scared of the evil spirits who roam here at night. 

    Location: Igorchem Bandh, Goa
  • 07Saligao Village

    Saligao Village
    One of the small villages located at a distance of 15 km away from Panji, Saligao is a haunted place in Goa and is famous for its churches. The village is popular for being haunted by the spirit of a woman who was called Cristalina. It is said that her spirit has been roaming around a banyan tree for 6 decades.

    There is one story which says that once a Portuguese man had gone missing who said that he was taken by Cristalina and was later found with scratches and wounds. Since then, the village is believed to be haunted and believed to be the breeding ground of this spirit. 

    Location: Saligao Village, Goa
  • 08Seminary Arch

    Seminary Arch
    Located on the banks of Zuari river, Rachol village is said to be one of the horror places in Goa. It is said that this village is haunted by a soldier’s spirit who lived at the time when Goa was a colony of Portugal. The soldier is believed to guard this village by not allowing anyone whom he deems a misfit for entering Rachol village.

    The arch in front of the seminary haunted by the soldier is told to be by the locals as a place where the spirit dresses up officially and walks under the arch, guarding the village from unworthy visitors. 

    Location: Seminary Arch, Near Zuari River, Goa
  • 09Ghost Hotel

    Ghost Hotel
    Built by the Russians, Ghost Hotel is a famous abandoned hotel complex in Goa. It is famous for spooking the visitors with its paranormal activities as the hotel complex could never be completed due to legal complications.

    It was originally known as Sina Hotel and it is believed that the property owners were killed after which the construction stopped leading to the horror activities in the area. Many people claim to have seen the spirit of the owner roaming around the property of the hotel. It is one of the must-visit places if you want to experience some haunting experiences in Goa. 

    Location: Ghost Hotel, Goa
  • 10Jakni Bandh

    Jakni Bandh is a bridge in Goa which has a very tragic history associated with it. It is said that during the past, there was an incident which involved a school bus toppling here. Due to the mistake of the driver, the bus fell down while passing through this make-do bridge between Navelim and Drampur. Since all the commuters were killed, it is often said by the locals that one can hear the voices of crying children at night while passing through this bridge. 

    Location: Jakni Bandh, Between Navelim and Drampur, Goa
  • 11The Rodrigues Home


    The Rodrigues Home is one of the horror places in Goa which is located in Verna. This old mansion is situated about 10 km north of Margao in Goa and is believed to have been haunted by the spirits of the Rodrigues family.

    Even though the house looks like a gorgeous retreat from the outside, the inside of the house is quite haunting. It is a popular belief among the locals that the spirits of the members of the Rodrigues family still reside in the house even after their demise. Some of the spooky activities that the locals and visitors have noticed while passing through the building include flickering lights, unexpected closing and opening of the doors and windows and cutlery moving on its own. 

    Location: The Rodrigues Home, Margao, Goa
  • 12Dona Paula Beach

    Dona Paula Beach
    Despite being one of the prominent tourist spots in Goa for lazing around and for water sports, Dona Paula Beach is often called one of the horror places in Goa. It is associated with some tales which lends to the haunted aura of this famous spot in Goa. The beach is named after Dona Paula de Menezes, the daughter of a Portuguese viceroy who fell in love with a local fisherman.

    Their love affair was objected by her family and as a result, she jumped off the cliff into the Arabian Sea. The locals narrate the story in which they have witnessed her emerging out of the sea in the moonlight wearing only a pearl necklace. Hence, this haunted beach is told to be avoided during the night. 

    Location: Dona Paula Beach, Goa

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Dona Paula Beach

A lover’s paradise, the name of the location got its designation after a tragic love story, making the place more interesting and catchy. This former village is a heaven on earth that provides picturesque spots and huge space for sunbathing while relaxing in the calm beaches adjacent to clean blue waters.

Travellers love to be here to indulge in water sports like parasailing, kayaking etc. and gets the adrenaline rush at beaches like Dias beach and Dona Paula beach. Moreover, the markets for shopping are also vibrant and gets shiny names of food and drinking spots to attract visitors. For a perfect stay, one can also book their own resort or hotels here which are also loaded with amenities and good services.

Location
: 6 km from Panaji city.

Water Sports: water scooter, and motorboat rides

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Basilica of Bom Jesus

The oldest withstanding Church of Goa, beautifully built under the influence of Portuguese architectural style, is one of the best places to visit in Panjim. The lovely marble floor embellished with valuable stones adds up to the charm of the magnificent church.

The cathedral of the Church holds the remains of St. Xavier's in a silver casket which is elegantly decorated and, worshiped by his devotees. Famed for its amazing architecture, this ornate structure survived since the 16th century.
The locals believe the remains are eternal and, have obscure healing powers which in turn makes it one of the most attractive places to see in Panjim.

Location:
Old Goa Road, Near Gandhi Circle, Goa 403402, India

Timings: 
All days of the week except Sunday (9:00 AM - 6:30 PM)
               Sunday (10:30 AM - 6:30 PM)

Entry Fees:
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand:
Approximately 11 km

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Fort Aguada

 Pulled up with a dark bricked stretch within the sea waters, Fort Aguada invites the visitors even from far to take a walk in, take a peek into the sea differently and get clicked in a movie style. The architecture of the fort is in royal Portuguese style and its vastness within the fortress is just grand.

One can witness the confluence of Mandovi river in the Arabian sea from here and the fort is a witness to the same since years. Embrace the old construction and military architecture here along with the lighthouse that stands tall. If the fort is not visited on a Goa trip, the trip is just not done right.

Location: At the southern tip of Candolim beach

Timings: Fort Aguada is open all days from 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM

Entry Fees: Good news! There are no charges to visit this ecstatic location. Visit it like a free bird.

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Se Cathedral Church

One of the most striking churches in India is the “Se Cathedral” located in the Southern part of Goa. This magnificent church exhibits excellent artistry of the Portuguese-Manueline style with beautifully arched interior and an impressive courtyard. Previously, the cathedral had two towers but one of them collapsed in late 17th Century and was never rebuilt.

This cathedral is dedicated to St.Catherine, who belonged to Alexandria and there are six panels where her life scenes are beautifully carved. The most prominent feature of this cathedral is the huge “golden bell” which is one of the best bells in the world. This 250 feet high cathedral is a frequented spot and is visited by the tourists as well as locals. The tranquility and serene aura of the cathedral makes it a must visit spot in the list of places to visit in South Goa.

Location: 
Velha, Goa 403402

Timings: 
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Free 

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Shantadurga Temple

“Pious Aura” this is what you will witness at this magnificent temple situated at the foot of Kavlem village in Ponda Taluka. This temple is devoted to goddess “Shantadurga” who is worshiped as the “Goddess of Peace” and, it is one of the most prominent and, large temples in entire Goa.

The divine shrine was initially situated at, Cavelossim but during the demolition period of the Portuguese in the mid 15th century, the celestial being was relocated to Kavlem. The vibrant combination of the maroon, white and peach give the temple an enchanting old-charm look.

Apart from these, Nayan Manohar Deepstambh is another point of attraction which is beautifully lit during the festivals and at that time, the beauty has no boundaries.

Location: 
Kapileswari - Kavlem Rd, Donshiwado, Ponda, Goa 403401

Timings: 
5:00 AM - 10:00  PM

Entry Fee:
Free

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The Church of Mae De Deus

This bright white building and Neo-Gothic architecture are so impulsive that just mesmerizes its beholders. One will surely get awestruck with the impact of peaceful beauty, settlement within the greenery and the aura it presents right from the first look to the same.

Right from the exteriors to interiors, the church is certainly one of the best places to visit in North Goa. Interestingly, it houses the miraculous statue of Mae de Deus which brought the church back to life post its ruin state. With imposing interiors and carved ornamentation on ceiling and walls, the church magnetizes not just the religion followers but also those who love to praise the reality on the ground.

Location: Chogm Rd, Saligao

Timings: Gate to God’s own home opens up every day from 9.00 AM to 12.30 PM and from 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM.

Entry Fees: Absolutely none!

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Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

Sitting, right in the middle of the hillock this mighty church has three shrines of Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary and, Crucifixion of Jesus. Being the first church to built-in Goa it holds utmost significance in its tourism and, adding up to the most attractive places to visit in Panjim.

Previously, it was just a chapel in the early 15th century but, with time and tide, the chapel went through many transformations and, led to this massive structure which is elegantly built with influences of several architectural styles.

Location:
 North-Eastern Side of Central Square, Panjim 403001, India

Timings: 
All days 10 AM - 12:30 PM and 4 PM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fees: 
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 1.6 km away.

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Casino Royale Goa

This place will “blow your mind” as here casino floats on water. Deltin has modern and classy casinos which are undoubtedly the most happening ones. There are numerous floors sprawling over an area of 40,000 square feet with various sections to keep people engaged of all ages. With 123 gaming tables here, you can play all sorts of gambling games be it Poker, Teen Patti, Black Jack, and many more variants.

While you enjoy the gambling, you can also savor exclusive liquors at the whiskey lounge with amazing hand-rolled cigars. The casino provides all the top-notch amenities and, is the ace in the field of the casinos. Undoubtedly it is one of the most happening places to visit in Panjim.
One can also relax in VIP gaming suites where one can stay as well as play. The highlighting feature of the casino is that it is the only place with a dedicated poker room.

Location: 
Noah's Ark, RND Jetty, Dayanand Bandodkar Road, Panaji, Goa 403001

Timings: 
Open 24 hrs

Entry Fees: 
Monday to Thursday    Rs 2500/-   
                    Friday to Sunday
         Rs 3500/-

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 1.6 km away

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Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary

This wildlife century came into existence in the year 1999 under the Wildlife Act. The Sanctuary lies on the Western Ghats in the northern part of the Panjim city. Sprawling over an area of 240 sq km, it has rich flora and fauna which attracts the tourists. One can witness bewitching scenic views at this splendid Sanctuary which is the largest protected wildlife. 

Here at this sanctuary, you can come across numerous variant of animals like Pythons, Cobras, Slender Toris, Jungle Cats, Elephants, avian Birds, and many more rare species. One can even hire a jeep to explore every nook and corner of the diverse sanctuary.

Location: 
NH 4A, Caranzol, Goa, 403410, India

Timings: 
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Rs. 20 per person for Adults
                  Rs. 10 per person for Children
                  Rs 30 per Still Camera
                  Rs 150 per Camcorder

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St Xavier’s Church

This is one of the most frequented sightseeing places in Goa famed as the prominent landmark for the Catholics. This extrusive church holds the incorrupt body of Saint Francis Xavier and, was built in the year 1605. After a few years of being built in 1622, the body of Saint Xavier was brought here and laid in a glass mausoleum. It is one of the most charming places to visit in South Goa which has showcased modern art in the gallery and, the structure exhibits a jaw-dropping baroque style of architecture.

The best time to visit Bom Jesus Basilica is December, as in this month you can experience the traditions, cultures and a lot more at Christmas time.

Location: 
Off National Highway 4, Velha Goa, Goa 403110

Timings: 
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Free

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Fort Aguada

Showcasing the glory of the Portuguese empire this fort stands overlooking the Arabian sea. Built in the early 16th century to keep an eye on the enemies this fort give breathtaking views and, is one of the most majestic places to visit in Panjim.

The mystifying structure is more than 400 years old and still, its majestic beauty remains intact. It also houses a lighthouse which was built to guide the ships and, another part is the Aguada Jail which is one of the largest jails in Goa.
The location of the mighty fort is strategic so that it provides great defense from the rivals.

Location:
Fort Aguada Rd, Aguada Fort Area, Candolim, Goa 403515

Timings:
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fees:
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand:
Approximately 15 km

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Goa Archaeological Museum

This “Architectural Marvel” showcases the artifacts of the Portuguese rule in India, with eight unique galleries exhibiting different slices of the pre-historic era of Portuguese sways. The most significant of these are deemed to be the paintings of the long-dead Governors and, Administrators of Goa.

To add up to the amusement of the visitors, the museum also has a remarkable collection of stamps, religious artifacts, and other such hidden gems. This is a perfect place to dig up the history of the Goan culture and styles in the early ages.

Location: 
EDC Complex, Patto, Panaji, Goa 403001

Timings: 
9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Entry Fees: 
Only Rs 5/- per person

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 9 km

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Naval Aviation Museum

Get awestruck by the amazing collection of The Naval Aviation Museum where you can witness the true essence of Military. This amazing museum is a must visit tourist place in Goa and lies in the vicinity of Vasco da Gama.

Here, one can see real Helicopters, Aircraft, Fighter Jets and learn about their history. The museum is a combination of two parts, one is the outdoor regions which exhibits the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arms and, another is the double-storey indoor gallery. The Naval Aviation Museum is the only of its kind in Asia. The outer region is a large park which has 13 aircraft in total namely, Sea Harrier, HAL Chetak, Westland Sea King and many more such decommissioned aircraft.

Location: 
Bogmalo Road, Dabolim AP Vasco da Gama, Mormugao, Goa 403806

Timings:
Tuesday - Sunday(9:30 AM - 5 PM)
               Monday(Remains Closed)

Entry Fee: 
Rs. 20

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Casino Pride

Another amazing casino life could be experienced at Casino Pride which has its anchor tied down in Mandovi river. The casino boat has the best of the facilities and services having well-trained staff, delicious meals and a good range of drinks.

Moreover, the charm of the boat gets an upgradation with the performance of skilled dancers, acts by celebrities, people counting their winning amount while enjoying offers on unlimited drinks.

Entry Fees:
Rs 1500 on Monday-Thursday and Rs 2000 on Friday-Saturday

Timings:
Open 24x7 to all its guests.

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The Grande Island

“The Grande Island” also known as the Ilha Grande is one of the most amazing discoveries in Goa. The Island is a house of Palm trees, jaw-dropping marine life experiences, and extraordinary sunsets.

The Island is not only for the adventure buffs but is also a perfect destination for couples looking for a less crowded place with amazing facilities. One can indulge in sight-seeing, snorkeling, sea walk, swimming, and many more aqua activities. The outstanding activity which can be witnessed here is, Scuba diving which gives you a picture of the underwater kingdom making it one the most amazing places to visit in South Goa.

Apart from these, one will also have instances when they can delve in dolphin sighting which is an amazing experience and cannot be experienced everywhere.

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Anjuna Market

Let us give you a glimpse of why Anjuna Market is one of the utmost amazing tourist places in North Goa? Wednesday flea market that sells everything at a dirt cheap rate will bring one closer to this place. This place is so much livelier to chill at that you never want to leave it but alas, it's just a day in the week that it gains its prominence on.

One can find here handmade clothing, jewellery, beach clothes, hammocks, Buddha or Shiva statues and anything that trance magic can provide you. Grab a drink, have some stall food, wear hippie jewellery and dive in a completely new era at Anjuna flea market.

Timings: Wednesday, 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM

Location: South end of Anjuna beach.

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